If you’re growing accustomed to hearing or saying, “I think you’re on mute,” these days, then you, like many other professionals around the world, are adapting to what is popularly being described as the “new normal.” If anything, COVID-19 has empowered our resilience, our ability to learn, and our willingness to rebuild broken systems.
It’s not just food safety qualifications and training programs that have migrated to online platforms; auditing tools are quickly making the transition as well. Food businesses and certification bodies (CBs) are exploring new ways to gather, analyze, and report data based on their virtual audit findings.
Here are two main ways to carry out this audit:
Here are a few other pointers to consider:
Remote auditing is a promising tool that comes with many opportunities for improvements. Not only can the selected video feeds be used for the purpose of auditing, but it can also highlight which areas within your operation are excelling, and how. Technology alone does not cause a transformation within a business; how the technology is used is what transforms the business.